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Fixing our divided city: Lessons from youth and elders | Oct 30 2014 | Shauna MacKinnon | Our city would be well served if Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal youth, inner-city and urban youth, Elders and other adults had an opportunity to come together at Circle of Life Thunderbird House.
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Child welfare funding on reserve now in hands of Human Rights Tribunal | Oct 30 2014 | Jocelyn Formsma | The First Nations child welfare case is the most important Indigenous children's rights case. Why? Here's three reasons.
Canadian lawyers and Chevron's court battle over environmental damage in Ecuador | Oct 30 2014 | Kirsten Iler, Pro Bono | Controversy erupted amongst Canadian lawyers when the Canadian Bar Association decided to intervene in a long-running case brought against Chevron by Indigenous peoples in Ecuador. Here's why.
Shin Imai, Justice and Corporate Accountability Project, Osgoode Hall Law School
'Cracks' in Canadian policy for overseas mining, evidence of an abyss | Oct 30 2014 | Jennifer Moore | The Inter American Human Rights Commission sees through gaping holes in Canada's strategy for its mining sector abroad.
Watch: Breaking Barriers, Building Bridges with Aboriginal youth in Winnipeg | Oct 30 2014 | rabbleTV | On October 13, 2012 a group of Aboriginal youth met a group of youth from the suburbs of Winnipeg. This film documents the day they spent together with elders.
Winter and our ability to forget ‏ | Oct 30 2014 | Krystalline Kraus | I remember the fire of such campaigns as Idle No More, the round dances under the snowflakes and pale light of the setting sun. I remember when we cared about Innu youth and the homeless.
'From the Poplars' and beyond: A call for social justice | Oct 30 2014 | Nathaniel G. Moore | Canadian poetry and activism mix? You bet! 'From the Poplars' puts a spotlight on B.C. history and the Qayqayt First Nation in this call to arms for environmental consciousness.
Photo: Iouri Goussev/flickr
Surveillance of social movement groups increases under Harper government | Oct 29 2014 | Brent Patterson | The Council of Canadians is concerned by the increasing pattern of surveillance under the Harper government of social movement groups, including our own organization.
The Museum of Canadian Human Rights Violations | Oct 29 2014 | Redeye Collective | When the waters of Shoal Lake were diverted to provide drinking water for the city of Winnipeg, the community of Shoal Lake 40 became an island, cut off from services and transportation.
GroundWire | October 27, 2014: National Aboriginal Women's Summit, grassroots feminist activities | Oct 27 2014 | GroundWire | This week's episode of Groundwire features stories about the National Aboriginal Women's Summit, Lynn Gehl's Indian status challenge, grassroots feminist activities and more.
Healing our spirit, strengthening our resistance on anniversary of Elsipogtog raid | Oct 23 2014 | Angela Giles | This past Friday marked the one-year anniversary of the RCMP raid on the 134 encampment in Rexton, N.B., close to the Elsipogtog First Nation.
Pimicikamak occupation of the Jenpeg dam
Cree nation occupies hydro-dam in Manitoba | Oct 22 2014 | Brent Patterson | Last Wednesday, October 15, more than 100 people from the Cross Lake First Nation (Pimicikamak Cree Nation), located north of Lake Winnipeg, occupied the grounds of the Jenpeg hydro-dam.

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500 police raid Mohawk community of Kanesatake Caissa said... I mentioned it in the Watching the Detective thread. in
Québec Hydro Project/Plan Nord spark huge protests Unionist said... Thank you for posting about this, Lefauve. It was actually announced about 2 weeks ago, and there...
Book launch for Feminism FOR REAL and fundraiser for the Highway of Tears: Toronto: Feb 25 Catchfire said... A response to the mainstream feminist blogosphere on 'Feminism FOR REAL' Quote:I'm saying point...
Pipeline Oil Spill Affecting Little Buffalo milo204 said... The spill is apparently on their traditional land.  I think it's fair to assume the clean up...
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Their spirits live within us: Marching for murdered and missing Indigenous women Fidel said... Krystalline Kraus wrote:Even relying on the more modest statistics from NWAC, the list of missing...
On the theft and appropriation of Indigenous cultures by Robert Animikii Horton on rabble.ca kropotkin1951 said... Excellent article thx. When I was in Saskatoon this summer I went to the Mendel exhibition on the...
Should all colonialists just leave Canada? Maysie said... That's a touching and moving account of your feelings, which I know we are all the richer for...
Re: Aboriginal Politics: Bill C 3/ CHRA/ Indian Act/ Constitution/ Private property/Status/Intermarriage/ Representation Maysie said... Hi Kristien Michael, welcome to babble. A few things. You posted this exact same text and...

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